58 examples of defaulter in sentences

The man who held the pistol had ceased for the moment to bear any resemblance to her father, but assuredly he was the defaulter whom Jeff Wells and the sheriff sought.

An impartial observer might have pronounced the younger man to be the defaulter.

I'm not going to risk being posted up as a defaulter while you hold £500 of my money.

His incorrigible love of sport may have made the defaulter's sheet ugly (and there's no denying that "Absent with leave" does not lead to quick promotion); but that was in the good old days.

How little at least, that he would be the defaulter!

highwayman, Dick Turpin, Claude Duval, Macheath, footpad, sturdy beggar. cut purse, pick purse; pickpocket, light-fingered gentry; sharper; card sharper, skittle sharper; thimblerigger; rook [Slang], Greek, blackleg, leg, welsher [Slang]; defaulter; Autolycus^, Jeremy Diddler^, Robert Macaire, artful dodger, trickster; swell mob

debtor, debitor^; mortgagor; defaulter &c 808; borrower.

bankrupt, insolvent, debtor, lame duck, man of straw, welsher, stag, defaulter, levanter^. V. not pay &c 807; fail, break, stop payment; become insolvent, become bankrupt; be gazetted. protest, dishonor, repudiate, nullify, refuse payment.

[Fr.], loose fish, sad dog; rounder [Slang]; lost sheep, black sheep; castaway, recreant, defaulter; prodigal &c 818.

To meet emergencies, which were now becoming chronic, extraordinary taxes were established, the non-payment of which involved the immediate imprisonment of the defaulter; and the debasement of the coinage, and the alienation of certain parts of the kingdom, were authorised in the name of the King, who had been insane for more than fifteen years.

Any one failing to do so before sunset on these dates becomes a defaulter, and his estate is put up to auction in order to satisfy the demand, however small it may be.

When the week of grace had expired, Nagendra Babu filed a suit in the local Múnsiffs Court against his defaulter.

I may now, however, exclaim in the language of complaint employed by my first and greatest predecessor, that I have been abused "in such exaggerated and indecent terms as could scarcely be applied to a Nero, to a notorious defaulter, or even to a common pickpocket.

Shut up the robber and the defaulter, we must.

If I don't get that sum I shall be a defaulter, revolution or no revolution.

"Then he is a defaulter," I answered.

He is a public defaulter, and will die so.

The island is thinly peopled and the administration or justice is horribly corrupt, under the governorship and judgeship of Sir George Hill, the well known defaulter as Vice Treasurer of Ireland, on whose appointment Mr. O'Connell remarked that "delinquents might excuse themselves by referring to the case of their judge.

He is a public defaulter, and will die so.

He would have said so, but in his peculiar position as an absconding defaulter he did not dare.

Kerbstone was found to be a defaulter to the amount of hundreds of thousands of dollars; the property was gone,undermined like a snow-bank in spring.

Days pass without anyone of the crew of a Dreadnought having to be called up as a defaulter, I am told.

He had been proclaimed a defaulter after such a fashion that all his clubs had sent to him for some explanation; and as he had given none, and had not answered their letters, his name had been crossed out in the books of them all.

Far from seeking revenge, the worst defaulter I ever had dealings with cannot deny that I am always willing to accept a good post-obit.

He had naturally, as I have already shown, a fine, honorable, boyish if not childlike nature; and the eyes of his mind were not so dim with good living as one might have feared from the look of those in his head: in the glass of loyalty he now saw himself a defaulter; in the scales of honor he weighed and found himself wanting.

58 examples of  defaulter  in sentences